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iRubric: Final PSY 101 Grading Rubric

iRubric: Final PSY 101 Grading Rubric

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Final PSY 101 Grading Rubric

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Types: Exam   Homework   Project   Presentation   Assignment   Writing   (Other)  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

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  Poor
(N/A) This research paper needs a lot of work and is either a near failing essay or an essay that needs to be entirely redesigned/reorganized and rewritten.
Good
(N/A) This is a research paper that is working for the most part, but still reads more like a rough draft than a completed essay.
Excellent
(N/A) This research paper succeeds in reading like a confidently finished product. The writing has been edited, stylized, and completed with an holistic awareness of the assignment, structure, formatting and audience.
Core Components
20 pts
Poor

0 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Brief statement of introduction<BR>
-Thesis statement absent or unclear<BR>
-Limited or no use of psychological concept<BR>
-No conclusion or conclusion not pertaining to understanding of research
Good

11 - 15 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Introduction communicates topic but is limited in purpose<BR>
-Thesis statement provided but incomplete<BR>
-Use of clear, psychological concept<BR>
-Conclusion included but lacking understanding and integration of research
Excellent

16 - 20 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Clearly identified thesis statement containing topic of paper<BR>
-Introduction including purpose of paper, thesis, and reason for choosing topic<BR>
-Use of clear psychological concept<BR>
-Conclusion containing research results, demonstration of understanding, writers discussion of findings
Content & Development
20 pts
Poor

0 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Content is incomplete.<BR>
- Major points are not clear and /or persuasive.<BR>
- Unclear if writer understands purpose (assignment).
Good

11 - 15 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Content is not comprehensive and /or persuasive. <BR>
- Major points are addressed, but not well supported. (Topic sentences present but not supported).<BR>
-Concepts are somewhat defined but unclear. <BR>
- Research is inadequate or does not address primary concepts.<BR>
- Content is inconsistent with regard to purpose (assignment) and clarity of thought.
Excellent

16 - 20 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Content is comprehensive, accurate, and addresses the assignment. <BR>
- Ideas and concepts are presented in a clear and understandable manner. <BR>
- Major points are stated clearly and are well supported.<BR>
- Research is adequate, timely and addresses primary concepts.<BR>
- Content and purpose of the writing are clear.
Organization & Structure
10 pts
Poor

0 - 10 Points <BR>
<BR>
- Organization and lack of structure detract from the message of the writer.<BR>
- Paragraphs disjointed and lack an awareness of transition of thoughts.<BR>
- Topic sentences missing or unclear.<BR>
- Supporting sentences too lengthy/wordy, or repetitive.<BR>
-Sections do not comtain the primary elements that they should.
Good

11 - 15 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Structure of the paragraphs are not easy to follow. <BR>
- Paragraph transitions need improvement.<BR>
-Sentences need more attention to purpose and clarity.<BR>
-Section elements are not clearly addressed or are included in incorrect sections.
Excellent

16 - 20 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Structure of the writer's paragraphs is clear and easy to follow.<BR>
- Paragraphs built of good supporting sentences that speak to a clear topic sentence in each paragraph.<BR>
-Major subheadings are correctly and consistently used.<BR>
-All section elements are clearly addressed.
Application of analyses
20 pts
Poor

0 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Insufficient analyses of research. <BR>
- Missing or limited application of research to larger concept<BR>
-Analyses do not adequately address the research questions posed. <BR>
-Analyses are not well organized or clear.
Good

11 - 15 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Analyses of research are sufficient in number but may not be well organized or as clear as they could be. <BR>
- Application of research given but missing larger understanding<BR>
-Analyses are on topic but may not perfectly reflect the research questions posed.
Excellent

16 - 20 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Analyses are organized logically, clearly presented, titled properly, easy to understand by a lay reader, and directly address the research questions posed.<BR>
-Application of research to field of psychology<BR>
-Exemplifies strong understanding of findings and implications.
APA Format
10 pts
Poor

0 - 3 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper lacks many elements of correct formatting.<BR>
-Paper appears to be formatted only to meet page requirements.<BR>
- Paragraphs and/or paper is inadequate in length. <BR>
- Writer has not read or does not know format instructions from assignment sheet.<BR>
-Does not follow APA guidelines-numerous citation errors.
Good

4 - 7 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Paper follows most assignment guidelines.<BR>
-Title page or reference page missing.<BR>
- Paper is significantly over/ under page length.<BR>
-Mostly meets APA guidelines bur has some citation errors.
Excellent

8 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper follows all designated guidelines.<BR>
-Title page and reference page included.<BR>
- Paper is the appropriate length as described for the assignment.<BR>
-Citations nearly perfect.
Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling
10 pts
Poor

0 - 3 Points<BR>
<BR>
-Paper contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors.<BR>
- Language uses undefined jargon, or conversational tone.
Good

4 - 7 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper contains few grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.<BR>
- Language lacks clarity or includes the use of some undefined jargon, or conversational tone.
Excellent

8 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.<BR>
- Language is clear and precise; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.
References
10 pts
Poor

0 - 3 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper contains 0-1 scholarly references other than the textbook.<BR>
- References are not appropriate college level resources.<BR>
- Citations are not present in the paper.
Good

4 - 7 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper contains 2-3 scholarly references other than the textbook.<BR>
- Some references are not scholarly or appropriate college level resources.<BR>
- Citation of references is good; however, references are missing in key ares to prevent plagiarism.
Excellent

8 - 10 Points<BR>
<BR>
- Paper contains at least 4 scholarly references other than the textbook.<BR>
- References are cited properly in the paper in order to prevent plagiarism.



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